Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Maywood, Of Course!” by Deb Schmidt-Rogers, DePaul University

(Deb is someone who believes strongly in the power of community.  While many Americans may not know the names of the people who live next door to them, Deb knows every single family within a four block radius and has … Continue reading

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“My Journey Towards a Fit Life” By Dan Larson, Oregon State University

(“Consistent”, “Driven” and “Competitor” are some of the words I would use to describe todays guest blogger, Dan Larson.  These are the same words that guide how he has maintained physical wellbeing over the past few years.  Dan has a … Continue reading

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“Giving Toward Happiness: A Plan Beyond Me” by Matt Bierman

(Matt is someone who is deeply rooted in his family and beliefs.  His approach to money management includes both of these important elements and in this post he shares his thoughts about how to achieve financial wellbeing.)    To say that you understand … Continue reading

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“The Art of Being Social” by Ed Cabellon

(In person and in pictures, Ed is always smiling.  It is easy to see how he has successfully created sustained networks of people in our profession all over the country.  Relationships are an important capital in our field and Ed … Continue reading

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“Call Me, Maybe” by Dr. Cissy Petty

(Cissy is someone who lives an intentional professional life.  She strives to find joy in her work every single day and has made strategic decisions in her career that align with her desire to inspire others, create sustained change and … Continue reading

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Prioritizing Well-Being in Higher Education

What quality do you value (above all else) in colleagues and co-workers?  That is what I asked myself as I started a new position where I was asked to consider the future of the department and fill currently vacant positions.  … Continue reading

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